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How Can Technology Lead to Creative Workforce Solutions?

Economic Alliance | Aug 14, 2019

​Today’s businesses are asking: How can technology help ease workforce woes? Throughout our region, our state and across the Mid… Read More

Three Nonprofit Leaders Share Leadership Insight with Cedar Rapids Young Professionals

Aug 14, 2019

Nonprofit leaders are tasked with not only leading their internal team but also with ensuring the health and success of the nonp… Read More

CR City Tour this Fall for Soon-to-Be College Graduates

Aug 09, 2019

The Economic Alliance is dedicated to helping our community address workforce needs. While tracking these trends, we understand … Read More

Window for Brownfield/Grayfield Redevelopment Tax Credit Application is Closing - Apply by September 1

Aug 09, 2019

​Applications are being accepted now for the Iowa Economic Development Authority’s Brownfield/Grayfield redevelopment tax credit… Read More

Free Workshop for Employers Will Cover Recruiting + Marketing Strategies for Attracting Talent to ICR

Aug 02, 2019

​These days, recruiting IS marketing! On August 15 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Kirkwood Regional Center (2301 Oakdale Blvd., C… Read More

Hemp in Iowa: What the Economic Alliance Has Been Working On

Aug 02, 2019

Hemp in Iowa. It’s a topic on many farmers' and businesses’ minds. In the 2019 Iowa legislative session, Senate File 599 establi… Read More

New, Interactive Experiences at 5th Annual Market After Dark on August 24

Jul 19, 2019

Nearly 100 Iowa vendors, entertainment, prepared food, dancing, local wine, beer and cider, a balloon garden and an illuminated … Read More

Downtown Businesses Can Apply for the Facade Improvement Program

Jul 19, 2019

​The Downtown Façade Improvement Program intends to encourage property and business owners within the Downtown Self-Supported Mu… Read More

Downtown Cedar Rapids Summer Passport Kicks Off, Invites New Faces to the District

Jul 19, 2019

Do you have your Downtown Cedar Rapids Summer Passport yet? The new buy local initiative launched last month and there’s still t… Read More

Economic Alliance Progress in 2019 & Work Yet to Come

Economic Alliance | Jul 15, 2019

Here we are, already halfway through 2019! While we’re monitoring metrics and the status of our efforts on behalf of the busines… Read More

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